Stereo Genius is a Chicago-based musicians’ collective led by drummer, composer, and producer Justin Boyd. The band was conceptualized while Justin was on tour in the middle east in 2009. Originally the band played behind artist in the Chicago music scene before becoming it's own entity. STEREO GENIUS presents a mixture of digital and analog sounds in the genres of jazz, soul, funk, and world music. They performing a wide repertoire and pulling from numerous sources of inspiration. The debut EP featured Rajiv Halim (asx), Shaun Johnson (tmpt), Andrew Toombs (keys/synths), Marcin Fahmy (pno), Jeff Harris (bs), Tim Seisser (bs) and Mike Gallagher (gtr).